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SA v SL 5th ODI – Predicted XI and Fantasy Team

NOTE : Teams updated after the toss

Match Details

Newlands, Cape Town
4.30 PM, March 16

Confirmed XI

South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Avishka Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis(w), Priyamal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga(c)

Here is the fantasy XI based on recent form, ground and opposition performance.

The points mentioned below are an average estimation based on the above factors and is not a reflection of the actual points he might earn. Use the points as an indicator to select the best XI.

Fantasy Team

Quinton de Kock Points: 30-32, Grade: A+
Oshada Fernando Points: 21-23 Grade: A
Faf du Plessis, Points: 28-30, Grade: A
de Silva Points: 21-23, Grade: A
Aiden Markram Points: 34-36, Grade: A+
Phehlukwayo Points: 25-27, Grade: A
JP Duminy Points: 22-24, Grade: A
Malinga Points: 21-23, Grade: A
Anrich Nortje Points: 26-28, Grade: A
Isuru Udana Points: 20-22, Grade: A
Imran Tahir Points: 22-24, Grade: A

Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Anrich Nortje and Aiden Markram are must haves for this contest. With Dhananjaya de Silva being another point giving option, your fantasy team is mostly set. Oshada Fernando’s unmistakable talent means he manages to squeeze in while Tahir and Udana are good options to have. Andile Phehlukwayo is a good all-rounder option although you could even pick David Miller. JP Duminy, who is set to play his last home game in ODIs, could also be a good pick to have. Malinga completes the line-up.

Captaincy Options
Best bet: Markram, de Kock
Alternative: Tahir, de Silva

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